Newsletter of the
National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs

February 2019 News

A Message from the President

If you have not already done so, please consider joining our partner organization AACTE.

The National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (NACCTEP) and the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) have launched a partnership for 2018-2019 to foster collaboration among their memberships through the common goals of advocating for, advancing, and diversifying educator preparation programs. .....

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A Message from the Executive Director

Ambassadors we need your voice and would love to hear about your school’s achievements, innovations, and future plans for an Ambassador’s Corner column in future newsletters. Please contact us at with your ideas TODAY!.....

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A Message from Texas Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (TACCTEP)

Happy New Year! As we embark on 2019, I cannot help but look back as we celebrate how far TACCTEP has come as a newly formed state organization, as well as plan for our future impact on teacher education in Texas. My college system includes “Better Together” as one of our cultural values, and I truly believe this inspires us to move ahead as we grow our organization. .....

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Arizona Community College Making an Impact on State-Wide Reform through CEEDAR

Jennifer Gresko, Ed. D. Faculty Chair Education Programs, Rio Salado College NACCTEP Member-at-Large

A few years ago, I began hearing a new acronym in the Arizona educational community – CEEDAR. I was asked by others in the field if I had heard of it, what it was, and what did it mean for students and educators in our state. I had no answers to these questions at the time, but the invitation to send a representative to hear more was intriguing! This invite, four years ago, began Rio Salado College’s collaborative journey in strengthening educator preparation reform through the lens of special education. .....

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